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President Donald Trump announces that the United States will designate North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The Latest: Japan's Abe welcomes US move on North KoreaJapan's leader has welcomed America's re-designation of North Korea as a state sponsor of terror
The Associated Press1 hour ago
First lady Melania Trump, third from right, with her son Barron Trump, third from left, is presented by the Chapman family of Silent Night Evergreens, the Wisconsin-grown Christmas Tree at the North Portico of the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. The tree will be displayed in the White House Blue Room. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Melania Trump and Barron receive White House Christmas treeMelania Trump has continued a time-honored, first lady tradition: receiving the official White House Christmas tree
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This January 2013 file photo, shows a lion yawning near the National Parks sanctuary in Zimbabwe. A month before the Trump administration sparked outrage by reversing a ban on body parts from threatened African elephants, federal officials quietly loosened restrictions on the importation of heads and hides of lions shot for sport. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service began issuing permits on October 20 for lions killed in Zimbabwe and Zambia between 2016 and 2018. Previously, only wild lions killed in South Africa were eligible to be imported. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
US first loosened limits on lion trophies, then elephantsFederal officials quietly loosen restrictions on the importation of heads and hides of lions shot for sport
The Associated Press1 hour ago
President Donald Trump announces that the United States will designate North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
US announcing newThe Trump administration is due to announce new sanctions on North Korea on Tuesday after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism
The Associated Press12 minutes ago
FILE- In this April 4, 2017, file photo, Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., speaks during a hearing of the House Judiciary subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Buzzfeed, a news website, is reporting that Conyers settled a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances. Calls to Conyers and his office seeking comment were not immediately returned Monday, Nov. 20. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Report: Rep. Conyers settled complaint over sexual conductA news website Is reporting that Michigan Rep. John Conyers settled a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE- In this April 4, 2017, file photo, Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., speaks during a hearing of the House Judiciary subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Buzzfeed, a news website, is reporting that Conyers settled a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances. Calls to Conyers and his office seeking comment were not immediately returned Monday, Nov. 20. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Report: Rep. Conyers settled complaint over sexual conductA news website is reporting that Michigan Rep. John Conyers settled a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances
The Associated Press1 hour ago
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon, right, arrives at a courthouse Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in San Francisco. Attorneys are set to begin their final arguments Monday in the trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate accused of killing a woman on a San Francisco pier in a case that touched off a national immigration debate. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Trial wrapping up in case that sparked immigration debateA jury may begin deliberations Tuesday on the fate of a Mexican man charged in the killing of a woman on a San Francisco pier _ a case that sparked a national debate on immigration enforcement.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
White House Walks Back Trump Tweet on UCLA PlayersPresident Trump was merely making a "rhetorical response" to criticism when he said he should have left three UCLA basketball players in a Chinese jail , according to White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. She said Monday that Trump was "happy to intervene" in the case and had been responding...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2017, file photo, Pierrot Mervilier, center rear, hugs a girl that did not wish to be identified, living in the U.S. with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) after she and her family spoke to members of the media in Miami. The Trump administration said Nov. 20 it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation. The Homeland Security Department said conditions in Haiti have improved significantly, so the benefit will be extended one last time — until July 2019 — to give Haitians time to prepare to return home. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
US ending temporary permits for almost 60,000 HaitiansThe Trump administration says it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015, file photo, State Democratic Sen. Michael Padilla stands at the New Mexico state capitol in Santa Fe, N.M. New Mexico Democratic gubernatorial candidate Michelle Lujan Grisham says Padilla should leave his race for lieutenant governor over claims he harassed women as a city of Albuquerque supervisor. (AP Photo/Eric Draper, File)
New Mexico candidate denies past harassment allegationsA rising star in the Democratic Party who gained national attention for tackling poverty in New Mexico said he will not drop out of the race for lieutenant governor despite renewed scrutiny of allegations that he sexually harassed women
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, protesters hold signs as they yell at a rally outside of City Hall in San Francisco. A federal judge Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 has permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. San Francisco and Santa Clara County had filed lawsuits. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities orderA federal judge has permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this March 3, 2017, file photo, newly sworn-in Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, with his wife Lola, right, greets an Interior Department employee on the Interior Department's 168th birthday at the Interior Department in Washington. Documents obtained by a left-leaning group show that Zinke's wife played a key role in arranging aspects of her husband's official events and often accompanied him on trips outside of Washington D.C. during the first few months of the administration. (AP Photo/Matthew Daly, File)
Interior denies wrongdoing involving Zinke's wife, travelThe Department of Interior denied any wrongdoing Monday after documents surfaced showing government staffers were forced to scramble to accommodate requests from Secretary Ryan Zinke's wife as she accompanied him on trips outside of Washington D.C.
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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